Quick answer
"With" is a preposition which is often translated as "con", and "talk to" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "hablar con". Learn more about the difference between "with" and "talk to" below.
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (accompanying)
a. con
Will you go out with him on Saturday?¿Saldrás con él el sábado?
2. (in descriptions)
a. con
I dream of a house with a white fence.Sueño con una casa con una valla blanca.
3. (used to indicate manner)
a. con
In Japan they eat with chopsticks.En Japón comen con palillos.
4. (according to)
a. con
The tide varies with the Moon's position in its orbit.La marea varía con la posición y la órbita de la luna.
5. (used to indicate cause)
a. de
She shivered with cold when she went outside.Tembló de frío al salir afuera.
6. (despite)
a. con
I think she's held up great with all she's been through!¡Creo que lo llevó genial con todo lo que le pasó!
7. (in the same direction)
a. con
The leaves are flying up with the wind.Las hojas vuelan con el viento.
8. (for or alongside)
a. en
My uncle has been working with NASA for nearly 40 years.Mi tío lleva casi 40 años trabajando en la NASA.
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talk to
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (speak with)
a. hablar con
I want to talk to your manager.Quiero hablar con el gerente.
b. hablar a
A speaker is coming to talk to the students about bullying.Un orador va a venir para hablar a los alumnos sobre el acoso escolar.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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2. (imperative)
a. habla con
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Talk to Linda. Find out if she likes Almodovar.Habla con Linda. Averigua si a ella le gusta Almodóvar.
b. habla a
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Talk to the babies using easy words they can understand.Habla a los bebés con palabras fáciles que puedan comprender.
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